ABO Group and Rh Type (REFL)

No Doctor visit is required for this Labtest

ABO Group and Rh Type (REFL)

$ 19.00

Detail Description

Clinical Significance
ABO Group and Rh Type (REFL) - Type and Rh are needed to assess the risk of transfusion reactions and hemolytic disease of the newborn.

This is a client specific reflex test. Reflex criteria has been pre-defined by the ordering physician. Additional testing will be performed at an additional charge.

Immune Agglutination

Preferred Specimen(s)
5 mL whole blood collected in an ACD-A or ACD-B (yellow-top) tube

Alternative Specimen(s)
Red-top tube (no gel) • EDTA (pink-top) tube • Cord blood • EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Note: If submitted with a CBC, HbA1c or any other test requiring an EDTA (lavender-top) tube, please submit a separate tube for this test.

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Transport Container
ACD-A or ACD-B (yellow-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
Reject Criteria
Hemolysis • Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

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